Brazil Retail Sales MoM  2000-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Retail sales in Brazil shrank 0.5 percent month-over-month in August of 2017, missing market expectations of a 0.2 percent gain and following a flat reading in July. It was the first contraction in retail trade since March, as sales fell for: Equipment and material for office, computer and communication (-6.7 percent); textiles, clothing and footwear (-3.4 percent); books, newspapers, magazines and stationery (-3.1 percent); fuels and lubricants (-2.9 percent); pharmaceutical, medical, orthopedic, perfumery and cosmetic articles (-0.5 percent); other articles of personal and domestic use (-0.4 percent); hypermarkets, supermarkets, food products, beverages and tobacco (-0.3 percent). In contrast, sales of furniture and household appliances rose 1.7 percent. Year-on-year, retail trade grew 3.6 percent, also missing market consensus of 4.5 percent. Retail Sales MoM in Brazil averaged 0.30 percent from 2000 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 5.20 percent in January of 2017 and a record low of -2.30 percent in March of 2003.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-08-15 12:00 PM Retail Sales MoM 1.2% 0.2% 0.3% 0.2%
2017-09-12 12:00 PM Retail Sales MoM 0.0% 0.9% 0.1% -0.2%
2017-10-11 12:00 PM Retail Sales MoM -0.5% 0.0% 0.2% 0.1%
2017-11-14 11:00 AM Retail Sales MoM -0.5% 0.3%
2017-12-13 11:00 AM Retail Sales MoM 0.18%


Brazil Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 98.50 101.60 120.70 89.41 [+]
Retail Sales MoM -0.50 0.00 5.20 -2.30 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 3.60 3.10 15.70 -11.40 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 1023279.04 1003617.65 1042210.39 125685.05 BRL Million [+]
Consumer Credit 1609812.00 1598341.00 1609812.00 0.00 BRL Million [+]
Private Sector Credit 2824847.00 2835348.00 2958261.00 0.00 BRL Million [+]
Bank Lending Rate 62.28 63.77 254.28 39.12 percent [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.23 1.20 1.58 0.53 USD/Liter [+]


Brazil Retail Sales MoM

In Brazil, the Retail sales report provides an aggregated measure of sales of retail goods and services over a specific time period. In Brazil, Retail sales are seasonal, volatile and relatively important to the overall economy. This page provides - Brazil Retail Sales MoM - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Brazil Retail Sales MoM - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-0.50 0.00 5.20 -2.30 2000 - 2017 percent Monthly